Ignatius of Antioch

Martyrdom of Ignatius of Antioch, Church of San Clemente, Rome

Martyrdom of Ignatius of Antioch, Pierleone Ghezzi, 1700-1720, fresco, Basilica of San Clemente, Rome

For information on St. Ignatius of Antioch, the first Church Father to use the term ‘catholic’ and a martyr who was devoured by lions in Rome in 107 A.D., please visit this link.

Menologion of Basil II, Menologion of Basileiou - 11th century illuminated byzantine manuscript with 430 miniatures, now in Vatican library (Vaticanus graecus 1613).

Ignatius of Antioch’s Martyrdom. Menologion of Basil II – 11th century illuminated byzantine manuscript with 430 miniatures, now in Vatican library (Vaticanus graecus 1613).